Neatorama Posts Tagged "nuclear weapons"
1950s: Baby Teeth Collected for Nuclear Research

(Photo: St. Louis Post-Dispatch)When humans began...  ...Louis Post-Dispatch)When humans began detonating nuclear weapons in the 1940s, they unleashed substances that had...  ...e Greater St. Louis Citizens’ Committee for Nuclear Information (CNI), a local organization of scient...  ...t was a thoughtful s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/1950s-Baby-Teeth-Collected-for-Nuclear-Research/
What Countries Have Nuclear Weapons?

[http://youtu.be/swUA33FGXZU]YouTube LinkThis vide...  ...ery Network. It discusses countries known to have nuclear weapons , whether or not they have signed the Treaty on th...  ...ave signed the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation on Nuclear Weapons , and briefly explores the likelihood of conflict...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/30/What-Countries-Have-Nuclear-Weapons/
Men of the Manhattan Project in Matches...

Noah Scalin, an artist in Richmond, Virginia, is endlessly inventive in his choice of materials. We've previously seen him build skull art every day for an entire year, funny faces with food on plates, and a portrait of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/15/Men-of-the-Manhattan-Project-in-Matches/
The Long Shadow Of The Manhattan Project...

World Science Festival published a two-part articl...  ...they look at the ethics of the Manhattan Project, nuclear weapons , and the nuclear power industry that grew out of it. In the 1940s,...  ...which they cannot lose.”Following the war, nuclear bomb tests continued, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/21/The-Long-Shadow-Of-The-Manhattan-Project/
Funny Painting on a Nuclear Missile Control Bunker

(Photo: Richardw)Thankfully, the delivery was neve...  ...ted this amusing but dark image at a Minuteman II nuclear missile launch facility in South Dakota between R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/01/Funny-Painting-on-a-Nuclear-Missile-Control-Bunker/
Cold War Nuclear Launch Code: 00000000

In the aftermath of World War II, the US and the U...  ...S and the USSR armed themselves to the teeth with nuclear weapons and ICBMs to deliver them. Baby Boomers grew up e...  ...II to begin any minute, and of course it would be nuclear . And the more weapons at the ready, the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/02/Cold-War-Nuclear-Launch-Code-00000000/
Nuclear Explosions as Units of Measurement

UPDATE 2/24/12: Commenter Chew Bird notes that som...  ...log strongly disagree with him. They argue that a nuclear detonation is a reasonable measurement of energy...  ...but it sort of trivializes the notion." [...]But nuclear weapons deliver more than just sheer force; there's also...  ...think of when we thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/24/Nuclear-Explosions-as-Units-of-Measurement/
How to Enrich Uranium...

(YouTube link) Don't for a minute think that ju...  ...y every country in the world doesn't already have nuclear weapons . Uranium comes in two isotopes, but only one is u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/19/how-to-enrich-uranium/
The U.S. Government’s Top-Secret Town...

Can you just plop a community of 70,000 residents onto 70,000 acres of land and keep it a secret? Sort of. People in the area knew that the government was doing something classified at Oak Ridge, Tennessee, but since the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/15/the-u-s-governments-top-secret-town/
1 Millisecond into a Nuclear Explosion

Allegedly, this is a photograph of the beginni...  ...gedly, this is a photograph of the beginning of a nuclear detonation. It was taken in 1952 during the Tumbl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/14/1-millisecond-into-a-nuclear-explosion/




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